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. we had some minor flooding on the embacadaro in san francisco, lake valley, around lake merr t merritt. basically it was a great opportunity to do tide pooling as well because the high is higher than normal, but the low is much lower than normal. so the people who got out and went to places like fitzgerald marine reserve on the san mateo coast, you could walk much, much further out at low tide. hundreds of yards further than you otherwise would have been able to. it was a great opportunity to teach your kids about, you know, star fish and all the other critters out there. >> will the severity of the king tides be exacerbated by global warming, any time? >> you know, it's interesting, because i think hurricane sandy really woke a lot of people up about the risk of rising sea level in the future for coastal communities. 75% of california residents live within an hour of the coast. and, you know, basically the ocean has already risen eight inches in the last 100 years. we can measure that by the tidal gauge at ft. point in san francisco which has sat there more than 100 years. the
'm not sure. i was thinking whether san francisco, for instance, could pass an ordinance that took the existing bottle bill and put stronger rules in it? i thought we could do that, but i was told by someone that we're superseding state law and the stores would argue that you can't do that. so i'm not sure. i can't really answer that? >> i think the best way to go about it is to petition the state to carve out something for san francisco? is that our best approach? >> i wish i would say there was -- there is an existing collaborative process. it's pretty much you say things to the state and they kind of respond. it would be ideal to have a slightly more collaborative approach and actually, i think where we, the greater extent that we come up with something here, that we can propose to them, the better. and if we shape the state law a little bit with these amendments that are the opportunity for amendments, for instance, raising the in-lieu fee from $100 to $500 or some higher number will give us more tools. like i said, we're sort of in new turf and no one has done this befo
examine how they would respond to violence on their campuses. san francisco school chief richard core says every campus now has a safety plan and crisis manual. >> it hats multiple scenario from intruders to gas leak to electrical leak to evacuations and schools practice these safety plans regularly. >>reporter: he and other school officials we spoke with won't share all the security protocol with us because they don't want potential intrawders to know about them but most schools have one common policy. >> we have a single point of entrance 2 our schools that we encourage all our schools to follow the protocol so that visitors to the school are checking in one place in the school. >>reporter: this drill was held 4 years ago at saint ignacius high school involving police, fire, emergency medical services the pun school and public work. now they hold 2 drills a year. principal rough says they are more aware of the security hole on campus. >> recognizing that we have multiple access points in our school but we have really tried to isolate those. so that we are aware of where people can g
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